54 hole stroke play event; 36 professionals (minimum);
(a) The winners of European Seniors Tour Order of Merit tournaments in 2000
(b) The defending Champion
(c) The Senior British Open Champions for 1999 and 2000
(d) The US Senior Open Champions for 1999 and 2000
(e) A maximum of two players nominated by the sponsors/promoters in agreement with the European Seniors Tour
(f) The balance of the field will be completed from the 2000 European Seniors Tour Order of Merit issued on Monday 16th October, 2000.